What runners need to know about leg length discrepancy

Has someone told you your injuries are due to a leg length discrepancy? It can be a concerning, dis-empowering thought for any runner. But do athletes need to be concerned? Let’s look at the research to find the answers. Assessing leg length for runners A paper titled ‘Methods for Assessing Leg Length Discrepancy’ found that […]

How to strengthen your calves for running?

Why do runners need strong calves? The calf muscle is responsible for pushing off the ground when running, with demand increasing at higher speeds & uphill terrain. Therefore, with a stronger calf complex, a runner will be able to tolerate faster speeds and greater mileage without injury. Additionally, a stronger calf has been found to […]